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Careers at BananaIP

At BananaIP, we take pride in offering an intellectually enriching, open, and welcoming work environment. Our culture is designed to foster learning, growth, and collaboration, making it an ideal workplace for those passionate about intellectual property law.

Our Team

BananaIP is home to a team of highly skilled and specialized IP attorneys with backgrounds in technology, business, and law. We cater to a wide range of clients across various technology sectors, providing specialized IP services. If you have a background in technology, law, and/or business and are looking to work at a firm with a diverse clientele, BananaIP might be the right place for you.

What We Look For

We are on the lookout for individuals who are not only highly motivated but also have a keen interest in learning and knowledge development. At BananaIP, we value growth in an open and friendly environment. Our structure is less hierarchical compared to other IP firms, offering you the chance to work on cutting-edge projects, files, and cases.

Join Our Team

Interested in being a part of BananaIP? You are invited to fill out the application form [here], or you can reach out directly to our HR team at [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you and potentially welcoming you to our innovative and dynamic team.

Diversity and Inclusion at BananaIP

At BananaIP, we embrace diversity and inclusion as fundamental values, integral to our mission. Our commitment to creating an equitable and diverse workplace is a key element of our identity, enhancing our innovative capabilities and enabling us to provide top-notch intellectual property (IP) services.

Gender Diversity

Our workforce composition showcases our dedication to gender diversity, with women constituting 67% and men 33%.
We are committed to gender equality and providing equal opportunities to all.

Field Diversity

Our team’s multidisciplinary background is crucial in delivering comprehensive IP services.
22% of our associates are from legal backgrounds, 67% from science and technology, and 11% from business, management, and accounting.

Technical Diversity

Our strength lies in the diversity of technical expertise within our team.
We have professionals from biosciences and chemistry (19%), electric mobility, mechanical, and automotive (17%), and AI, IT, electronics, and telecom (26%).

Inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities

4% of our workforce comprises individuals with disabilities, reflecting our commitment to an inclusive and supportive workplace.

Our Equal Opportunity and Inclusion Policy

BananaIP is dedicated to equality, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of our operations.

  • We provide equal treatment and opportunities in employment, regardless of caste, class, gender, race, sex or sexual orientation, religion, disability, marriage, or place of birth.
  • Unlawful discrimination in recruitment, promotion, performance review, termination, and terms of service is strictly prohibited.
  • We strive to make our workplace, website, blog, and services accessible to all, including persons with disabilities.
  • BananaIP prioritizes recruitment of persons with disabilities and continuously works to enhance accessibility in our physical and digital environments.

The HR Manager serves as the Inclusion Officer, addressing grievances and ensuring fair treatment and accommodations.
Contact for Grievances/Inclusion:

Human Resource Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 91-80-26860414/24/34

At BananaIP, diversity and inclusion are not mere concepts, but are deeply ingrained in our culture and professional ethos, driving us to excel in providing exceptional IP and patent services.

Scholarship Programs for Select Interns

We encourage students with law, science, and technology backgrounds to apply for internships at BananaIP Counsels. We provide internships on a rolling basis in different departments based on the availability of slots at the time of your application. You may apply for an internship here.

We offer two scholarships for aspiring patent attorneys and interns with disabilities. As a part of the scholarship, we provide sustenance funding during the internship period for select interns. Students applying for scholarships may use the scholarship forms to apply for internships.

Current Job Openings

BananaIP Counsels is actively seeking skilled and dedicated patent attorneys, agents, and analysts to join our team, working on innovative technology and patent initiatives. Our welcoming work environment, continuous learning programs, and interactions with industry leaders create a rewarding and enjoyable experience for our employees.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in patent drafting and prosecution.
  • Strong technical expertise in Mechanical & Automotive fields.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing learning.
  • Teamwork capabilities.
  • This is an on-site position in Bangalore, with an expected joining time of 1-2 months.

Application Process: Interested candidates can apply by sending an email to [email protected]. Please include the following in your application:

  • A cover letter detailing your background, experience, and career goals.
  • A CV highlighting your educational background and prior experience in patents and technology.

Selection Process: The selection at BananaIP involves one or more of the following steps:

  • A written test assessing patent knowledge, technological expertise, and communication skills.
  • Evaluation of work samples.
  • A pilot project, if deemed necessary.
  • An oral interview.
  • Background verification.

We eagerly await your application and appreciate your patience as we process responses. Rest assured, every application is valued, and our HR team will contact you should your qualifications align with our needs.

BananaIP Counsels is continuously looking for well qualified, professional and dedicated patent attorneys, agents and analysts willing to work on cutting edge technology and patent projects. Friendly work environment, ongoing learning initiatives and interaction with leading experts  make working at BananaIP fulfilling and  fun.

Prerequisites

+2 years’ Experience Patent Drafting and Prosecution;

Strong technology background in IT & Software;

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Driven to learn continuously;

Ability to work in teams;

Application Process

You may apply by writing an email to [email protected]

Kindly include the following in your application:

Cover letter indicating your background, experience and career objectives; and

CV outlining your educational qualifications and prior experience in patents and technology;

Selection Process

BananaIP’s selection process includes any or all of the steps provided hereunder:

Written test – patent knowledge, technology expertise and communication skills;

Review of work samples;

Pilot project, if necessary;

Oral interview; and

Background verification.

We will look forward to receiving your application. Kindly bear with us if we take some time to respond. Every application will be considered, and our HR team will get in touch with you if your application fits our requirements.

BananaIP Counsels is continuously looking for well qualified, professional and dedicated patent attorneys, agents and analysts willing to work on cutting edge technology and patent projects. Friendly work environment, ongoing learning initiatives and interaction with leading experts  make working at BananaIP fulfilling and fun.

Prerequisites

+2 years’ Experience Patent Drafting and Prosecution;

Strong technology background in Artificial Intelligence (AI);

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Driven to learn continuously;

Ability to work in teams;

Application Process

You may apply by writing an email to [email protected]

Kindly include the following in your application:

Cover letter indicating your background, experience and career objectives; and

CV outlining your educational qualifications and prior experience in patents and technology;

Selection Process

BananaIP’s selection process includes any or all of the steps provided hereunder:

Written test – patent knowledge, technology expertise and communication skills;

Review of work samples;

Pilot project, if necessary;

Oral interview; and

Background verification.

We will look forward to receiving your application. Kindly bear with us if we take some time to respond. Every application will be considered, and our HR team will get in touch with you if your application fits our requirements.

BananaIP Counsels is continuously looking for well qualified, professional and dedicated patent attorneys, agents and analysts willing to work on cutting edge technology and patent projects. Friendly work environment, ongoing learning initiatives and interaction with leading experts  make working at BananaIP fulfilling and  fun.

Prerequisites

+2 years’ Experience Patent Drafting and Prosecution;

Strong technology background in Electronics & Electrical;

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Driven to learn continuously;

Ability to work in teams;

Application Process

You may apply by writing an email to [email protected]

Kindly include the following in your application:

Cover letter indicating your background, experience and career objectives; and

CV outlining your educational qualifications and prior experience in patents and technology;

Selection Process

BananaIP’s selection process includes any or all of the steps provided hereunder:

Written test – patent knowledge, technology expertise and communication skills;

Review of work samples;

Pilot project, if necessary;

Oral interview; and

Background verification.

We will look forward to receiving your application. Kindly bear with us if we take some time to respond. Every application will be considered, and our HR team will get in touch with you if your application fits our requirements.

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